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data highway

The term "data highway" is derived from the American terms "data highway" and" information highway. It refers to a broadband (visionary) communications concept that goes beyond pure data transport and provides regional, supraregional or global broadband network services and their resources.

The data highway is about the most diverse forms of use with any variety of conceptually conceived and already realized possibilities. Multimedia services such as " video on demand," teleshopping, Web conferencing, " pay per view," telelearning and many others are worth mentioning. A dominant role in this concept is played by the servers - equipped with databases for storing information from the data highway - on which the ( multimedia) services are available.

The term data highway is also used synonymously for the Internet.

Englisch: data highway
Updated at: 02.03.2017
#Words: 123
Links: data, information, broadband, broadband network, video on demand (VoD)
Translations: DE

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